5411 Empanadas

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Mushroom empanada at 5411 Empanadas

5411 is the city's most stylish food truck, so the clean lines and mod furniture in its storefront are no surprise. It's tight in here—there are only 13 seats—but if you can score a four-top and bring some wine, you've got the makings for a good BYOB dinner. Start with veggie options, like the thyme-heavy mushroom-and-blue-cheese, and ease into the heavier meat options (beef simmered in malbec). And don't cheap out on the sauces. These empanadas are flaky, but they're nothing without chimichurri.

Venue name: 5411 Empanadas
Address: 2850 N Clark St

Cross street: at Orchard St
Opening hours: 11am–9pm Sun-Thur, 11am-10:30pm Fri, Sat
Transport: El stop: Brown,Purple (rush hrs) to Diversey. Bus: 22.
Price: Average empanada: $2.25
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